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Questions tagged [poliastro]

poliastro is a open source astrodynamics and orbital mechanics library written in python.

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Lambert problem solver needed for custom gravity in Python

I need to solve the Lambert problem, however, I have a custom gravity model. My ODE of motion is: ...
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Is it OK to spend 3 tons of fuel for the orbit transfer?

There are 2 coplanar orbits (same $i$,$\Omega$,$\omega$): Apogee and perigee on 200km Perigee on 700km, apogee on 8000 km I used the izzo.lambert function from ...
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Multiple revolution Lambert problem

The Lambert problem solution determines the $\Delta V$ required to transfer from r1 to r2 in ...
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A software for orbit propagation, considering Moon, Sun and zonal harmonics

I have to propagate the orbit of a satellite in 1 year, complying with the Sun, Moon and zonal harmonics effects. Is there preferably a free software, which could be used? I was suggested to use ...
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How does the poliastro python package “Going to Mars with Python” example work? What's it really doing?

@astrojuanlu's answer mentions the existence of the Python package poliastro, and in the documentation there I found an example titled Going to Mars with Python using poliastro among others. Input ...